§ Captain Marples
asked the Minister of Fuel and Power what was the percentage of absenteeism in the mines at 1st September, 1945, 1st October, 1945, and at the latest available date, respectively.
§ Mr. Shinwell
I would refer the hon. Member to the statement I made on the publication of statistics relating to the coal mining industry in reply to a question from the hon. and gallant Member for Brighton (Flight-Lieutenant Teeling) on 16th October.